Travel Blogs from Portonovo
Hannoh, our man, was going into Noia for a meeting so he dropped us of in Muros, the nearest big town, where we we did a weeks shopping. We now have a lot of vegetables and beer and wine, and a little bit of meat as I am now the only meat eater on the trip.
I am sitting here writing this blog, Jean is in the bedroom trying to sort out the clothes and find her spare glasses and Jane and Chloe had gone to the beach again.
... br> Back to the first bar. We were now desperate for food so we bought a bottle of white, 4 bags of crisps and two beers for dinner. Walked back home and found the little shop was open so we bought up big on bread and cheese and butter and bananas.................
Had a lovely evening sitting out side with our newly aquired food and drink.
It may sound like it was all a bit stressful, but it ...
Not much to say other than we got in late at night, took a cab to our hotel. Showered, slept, ate, heard gun shots outside our window and woke up early to catch the train to Madrid. WE WERE EXHAUSTED. Ps... Our hotel didn't even have a reception.... Good times haha
the town itself is actually cute though, except that there were people everywhere still up at 7 am from partying the night before on the streets. An unexpectedly lively city. ...
... have time to visit the castle overlooking the town.
We drove the couple of hours to Cangas del Morrazo where we would leave the car in the garage of Rubens sister in law Rosana' parents house to catch the ferry to the Cies islands. We ordered a lunch of local tapas; an octopus dish (Pulpo a la Gallega), potato frittata, roasted chilli pepper things (Pimiento de Padron), and chorizo.
We had grand plans of stocking up on food for the islands but ...
... extremely popular, and parking space by the beaches is at a premium.
We stop off at Praia de Mongon. All parking spaces near the beach are full, so the only place left is at the top of a hill, where we decide to enjoy our picnic lunch. Descending to the crowded beach. Miryam dips her toes in the water, but it’s too cold for her. The sea is full of local bathers, so if Galicians can splash around having fun, I, ...
Other places to stay in Portonovo
Paxarinas s/n, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $78
Playa de Canelas, Portonovo | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Cabicastro 16, Portonovo | 2 star hotelfrom $61
Playa de Canelinas, Portonovo | Hotelfrom $57
Calle Rafael Pico 42A , Portonovo | Hotelfrom $41